The world needs effective, ethical, legal professionals.

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is expanding the definition of a law student and of a legal professional, offering more options than any other institution to help you become one.

Juris Doctor degree (JD)

Our core program is a three-year course of study towards the Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Receive individualized support in your first-year small-section classes. Here, more than 90 percent of law classes have fewer than 25 students, making your classes highly interactive and your professors readily accessible.

JD for Non-U.S. Lawyers

If you are an international student with previous non-US law study, the advanced admissions gives you the advantages of a strong foundational education. You will take first-year required courses in order to strengthen your understanding of basic concepts, and then work with advising staff to select a course of study reflecting your professional goals. You receive significant credit for your non-U.S. legal training.

Master of Laws (LLM) 

Our LLM program provides a thorough one-year curriculum for students who have already earned their JD, within a specific field of law to pursue professionally. You may earn a General LLM or an LLM in International Trade and Business Law or Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy.

Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) 

The SJD is the most advanced degree offered in law. University of Arizona Law offers the SJD in Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy or International Trade and Business Law. Through this intellectually rewarding degree, you will produce original scholarship under the guidance of renowned faculty.

Master of Legal Studies (MLS) 

Prepare for employment in settings where knowledge of the law is useful, but a JD degree is not required. The MLS is designed for those whose current work or future career path involve legal issues, regulations, negotiations or working with lawyers. Available part-time, full-time, on campus and online.

Master of Professional Studies (MPS)

The MPS in Indigenous Governance was designed with working professionals in mind, combining courses in-person and online. Choose to focus your curriculum in Tribal Justice, Native Economic Development or Natural Resources.

Bachelor’s of Arts (BA) in Law

The University of Arizona's BA in Law gives undergraduate students a unique opportunity to learn from law faculty, pursue legal internships, prepare for a law-related career or continue on to law school.

Learn what it means to be unstoppable, with a University of Arizona Law degree